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PHILLIPSON, D.W.: Prehistoric Rock Paintings and Engravings of Zambia. (Exhibition Catalogue).
Livingstone: Livingstone Museum, 1972. Zambia National Monuments Commission."Although they have usually been considered a part of later Stone Age culture, archaeologists now regard some of these paintings as the product of Iron Age peoples. ..This catalogue is very consciously not only a guide to an exhibition, but a useful contribution to the study of the Rock Art of Zambia." Pp.70, 39 black & white photo illustrations,map to rear endpaper. Paperback, slightly rubbed. G+. (Book ref. 38128) £20.00
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Hiller, V.W. (Chief Archivist) Central African Archives in Retrospect and Prospect : A Report By the Chief Archivist for the Twelve Years Ending 12 August 1947
Salisbury, Rhodesia: Central African Archives, 1947. 1st. Edition. 7 + 118pp,soft covers, 19 sepia illustrations. Covers the period 1935-1947 (including the war years). Unmarked, VG++. Scarce. O11B (Book ref. 12252) £28.00
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Young, Peter A Disgrace to Her Country
Sussex, England: The Book Guild, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1857762312 No previous owner marks, unclipped dustjacket, minimal wear, x & 170 pages. Peter Young taught in Zambia during the 1970s where he met Galina, a Soviet teacher. True story of the couple's fight for freedom against the odds, the story of two people who dared to defy national and cultural boundaries for love. (Book ref. 5582) £4.00
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Green, Timothy (Ed) The Illustrated London News - November 20, 1965
London: Illustrated London News, 1965. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall No.6590 Volume 247, 46 pages, numerous illustrations & adverts in colour & b/w; includes Princess Margaret's American & Hollywood tour in colour, articles on Zimbabwe, Angola to Zambia railway, William Gaskill at the Royal Court Theatre, Bill Naughton's comedy Spring and Port Wine at the Mermaid with Ruth Dunning, Melvyn Hayes, John Alderton, Alfred Marks. Also illustrated articles on industial heritage, jewellery. (Book ref. 5518) £4.50
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Williams, John G and Arlott, Norman (Illustrator): Collins Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa
London: Collins, 1992 Expanded from 'A Field Guide, near fine condition, in a near fine unclipped () dust-jacket, publisher's original black clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 100 pages including index, b/w photo and line illustrationsVery good copy in good dustwrap. 16 colour plates and 24 Black-and-white plates by the author and Rena Fennessy. Introduced by Roger Tory Peterson. field guide to the birds of east and central Africa This is the first field guide to the birds of Africa from Rhodesia to the red sea Over 450 species are described and illustrated; all the birds that a tourist is most likely to find, and also those of the rarer species that are most conspicuous in appearance flight, or voice Notes on field identification, with their distribution for the entire African continent, are given on a further 324 allied speciesThe text gives details of plumage, size, voice, flight habitat and distributionThe plates and Rena fennessy, illustrate every species described in the text-179 in colour, 280 in black and white using the famous Peterson identification system In this book you will find the birds of Kenya ,Eritrea ,Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Rhodesia, Portuguese east Africa, Zanzibar and pemba is, Somalia, Uganda very good condition (Book ref. 1770) £15.00
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Williams, J G and Arlott, N: Illustrated by Williams, J G and Mrs R Fennessy: A Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa
1972 Hardback, fifth impression, very good condition, in a good ** unclipped (2.25) dust-jacket (mylar protected but protection has caused a crease to front ), publisher's original red clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 288 pages including index, 16 colour plates and 24 Black-and-white plates by the author and Rena Fennessy. Introduced by Roger Tory Peterson.---------- This is the first field guide to the birds of Africa from Rhodesia to the red sea Over 450 species are described and illustrated; all the birds that a tourist is most likely to find, and also those of the rarer species that are most conspicuous in appearance flight, or voice. Notes on field identification, with their distribution for the entire African continent, are given on a further 324 allied speciesThe text gives details of plumage, size, voice, flight habitat and distributionThe plates and Rena Fennessy, illustrate every species described in the text -179 in colour, 280 in black and white using the famous Peterson identification system. In this book you will find the birds of Kenya ,Eritrea ,Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Rhodesia, Portuguese east Africa, Zanzibar and pemba is, Somalia, Uganda (Book ref. 1177) £15.00
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Launert. E (Ed on behalf of the Editorial Board): Flora Zambesiaca: Volume Eight (8), Part One (1): Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana
London: Flora Zambesiaca Managing Committee, 1987 First edition, paperback, very good tight condition, original uncreased green card wraps - slight marks to back,142 pages including index, b/w line drawings throughout-----Families included in Volume VIII Part I - 117 Convolvulacae, 118 Cuscutacae (Book ref. 1372) £25.00
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Launert, E on behalf of the Editorial Board: Flora Zambesiaca: Volume 4: Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Rhodesia, Botswana
London: Flora Zambesiaca:Managin Committee, 1978 First edition, paperback, very good tight condition, original uncreased green card wraps, 658 pages including index, colour frontis and b/w line drawings throughout, large fold-out print of leaf-shape in rear pocket, heavy book 900 gms (Book ref. 1371) £40.00
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Excell A W, Fernandes A & Wild H (Editors): Flora Zambesiaca: Volume Two, Part Two: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate
London: Crown Agents for Overseas Governments and Administrations, 1966 First edition, paperback, very good tight condition, original uncreased green card wraps, 300 pages including index, colour frontis and b/w line drawings throughout, fold-out b/w map of geograhical divisions at rear. (Book ref. 1369) £20.00
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Camerapix [editor]: Spectrum Guide to African Wildlife Safaris: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia, Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi
UK: Moorland Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 086190320X First edition, paperback, very good lightly used condition, uncreased illustrated glossy card covers, 320 pages including index, colour and b/w photo illustrations--------------Part 1 - Background; Part 2 - The Wildlife; Part 3 - Specialist Articles; Part 4 - Conservation and National Parks; Part 5 - Appendices. (Book ref. 1848) £7.00
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Baker, Colin: Sir Glyn Jones: A Proconsul in Africa
London: I B Taurus, 2000 Hardback, first edition, near fine condition, no dust-jacket, publisher's original dark blue clothboards with silver-gilt blocking to front and spine, 352 pages including index, 16 b/w photo illustrations, 3 b/w maps--------------"British rule in the Central Africa protectorates of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland covered little more than seven decades, and at the time of independence in 1964 there were a few officers who had served in their administrations for nearly half that period. Glyn Jones was one of them. The changes which he witnessed during his 35 years service were enormous. This book sets out, by studying Jones's life, in the first part to examine a fairly typical successful colonial adminstrative service career and, in the second part, to examine an unusually successful and remarkable continuation of that career." (Book ref. 2472) £30.00
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: Bulletin of the African Bird Club: Vol 6, No 1, March 1999
Alcedo Publishing, 1999 First edition, stapled paperback, 10" x 7", very good condition, illustrated glossy card covers slightly scuffed and lightly creased at bottom front right hand corner, 80 pages, 2 full page colour plates plus colour photo illustrations, b/w line drawings, b/w maps, full colour illustrations to front (grey ground-thrush) and back cover (a new species Otus moheliensis); Contents include - Dry refuges for survival in Africa; the African Zoothera thrushes; Birding Comoe National Park Ivory Coast; Birds of Aldabra; Red-necked Nightjar in The Gambia; Nahan's Francolin surveys in Uganda, new resident birds in Northern Zambia; Une nouvelle espece de petit-duc (otus avea) aux Comores (Book ref. 2914) £12.00
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Naipaul, Shiva North of South - An African Journey
London: Andre Deutsch, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0233970142 A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. 252 pages. In Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia the word 'South' means South Africa: hence the title under which the author describes his journey through these countries. As a Trinidadian of Indian descent he is able to see the relationship between Europe and Africa from the sidelines. Naipaul is a novelist, and it is with a novelist's skill that he tells the story of his journey and portrays the people he met. **** NOT EX LIB **** (Book ref. 008796) £8.00
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HUDSON. R S THE HUMAN GEOGRAPHY OF BALOVALE DISTRICT, NORTHERN RHODESIA
London: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1935. 32pp. 4to.Text illus.. Rebound in card covers. . Extract from Journal of The Royal Anthropological Institute. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158788) £12.00
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Prins, Gwyn The Hidden Hippopotamus : Reappraisal in African History, the Early Colonial Experience in Western Zambia
Cambridge University Press, 1980. First Edition. 0521229154 Hardback. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with the red lettering on the spine faded. Pp.xvi,319. 30 figures/illustrations. 10 tables. This is a study of the period 1876-1896 when the Lozi people of western Zambia first encountered white expansion from the south. (Book ref. 16762) £22.00
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TURNER, V.W.: Schism and continuity in an African society: a study of Ndembu village life.
Oxford, Berg, 1996. Reprint. Good blue cover p/b. 14 cms x 21 cms, 348pp. 12 chaps + preface to previous 4 editions, 7 b/w plates, 23 tables, 1 fold-out map & 1 fold-out appendix. Part of Classic Reprints in Anthropology series. This reprint of seminal anthropological work of 1960s is Turner's first 'social drama' study. Weight 515g. 0854962824. (Book ref. 130) £8.50
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Kaunda Dr. Kenneth D. Humanism in Zambia and a Guide to Its Implementation. Part II (2)
. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 16mo Internally clean and tight book of 131 pages, with a thin card cover a little rubbed on the edges. (Book ref. 030647) £8.00
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Pinhey Elliot A Guide to the Insects of Zambia
Lusaka: Anglo American Corporation Ltd., 1973. Illustrated by Loe Ian D.. 1st. Pictorial Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo 0903841002 A 38 paged book including 1 for the index and 1 for a glossary of scientific terms used in the book. The contents take the form of a coloured illustration on the right hand page, & text with some b&w drawings on the left hand page. Clean and tightly bound in pictorial covers, almost 8" tall, & 10" wide. (Book ref. 030487) £4.50
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W D Holmes, revised by G M Zulu: Bark-hive beekeeping in Zambia.
National Archives of Zambia, 1970. Revised edition (softcover). 8vo, 36pp. Original printed wrappers. This copy is in very good condition. (Book ref. 18358) £10.00
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[-]: Traditional tales of Zambia.
Lusaka: Government Printer, nd [c. 1975]. No edition stated (softcover). 8vo, 69pp. Original printed wrappers. This copy is in very good condition. (Book ref. 18368) £10.00
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